This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
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The information will help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families during this difficult time.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
Providing consular assistance to Australians overseas is a core function. We are required to collect, use and disclose an individuals’ personal information.
Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
Read general travel advice in Traditional Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
This publication provides advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of sexual assault, and advice to victims of sexual assault if it happens while overseas.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.